Imaging tests are procedures used to view the human body to diagnose and monitor medical conditions. Each type of technology provides different information about the body area related to possible disease, injury, or the effectiveness of medical treatment. The various imaging tests are:
Imaging tests are essential to confirming, assessing, and documenting the course of many diseases and assessing the responses to medical treatment. They are crucial in different medical settings and at all levels of health care. Most imaging tests are painless, relatively safe, and non-invasive. There are some risks of using radiation in imaging tests.
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